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superglue

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noun su·per·glue \ˈsü-pər-ˌglü\

Simple Definition of superglue

  • : a very strong glue

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of superglue

  1. :  a very strong glue; specifically :  a glue whose chief ingredient is a cyanoacrylate that becomes adhesive through polymerization rather than evaporation of a solvent

superglue

transitive verb

1946

First Known Use of superglue

1946


Medical Dictionary

superglue

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noun su·per·glue \ˈsü-pər-ˌglü\

Medical Definition of superglue

  1. :  a very strong glue; specifically :  a glue whose chief ingredient is cyanoacrylate that becomes adhesive through polymerization rather than evaporation of a solvent




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